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THE ALBERT: spaces to play with: Artist residency

Deadline: September 4, 2012

THE ALBERT: spaces to play with: Artist residency

THE ALBERT is a new pop-up venue for arts and community well-being that offers space for experimentation and play. This temporary project will be opened to the public between September 2012 - June 2013 and provide a new program of events, exhibitions, activities and performances that explore the theme of health and well-being.

THE ALBERT aims to bring together a range of playful projects that people can take part in - projects that engage physically and creatively through movement, play, music and song, taste, touch, dance and socialising.

For a limited period, choreographers, musicians, artists, cooks, architects, filmmakers and the unexpected are invited to take up residency at THE ALBERT and facilitate a programme that engages the local neighbourhood and the general public into trying out something new: sing in a choir, perform as a dancer, grow vegetables, learn to cook, paint, build something or get physical!

THE ALBERT offers a range of spaces including studios, a sports hall, an outside ballcourt and greenery, exhibition space and room for performances. Artists and creative individuals or groups are asked to express their interest in residencies that can range from 1 week to 10 months.

Studio spaces at THE ALBERT are offered rent free but a contribution to the running costs (approx. £2 per m2 per month) will apply. In return all ALBERT residents will contribute to monthly public programmes and involve the local neighbourhood of South Kilburn and Queens Park into their artistic practice through engaging, experiential projects, events or workshops.

Deadline for expression of interest: 4th September 2012
Site visit: 10th September 2012
Location: 1-5 Albert Road, London, NW6 5DT
Project manager: What if: projects Ltd in collaboration with h2dance
Project commission: THE ALBERT is a meanwhile project commissioned by the London Borough of Brent

For more information about the project and how to apply please contact:
[email protected]
T. 020 7253 3376
M. 07813218079

Visit www.what-if.info

Click here to download the Artist Brief.(2,209 KB)